Dementia-Friendly Employers Toolkit

Dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease, is a national health epidemic(link is external) that cannot be ignored-particularly in the workplace, where an increasing number of employees are balancing career responsibilities with the challenges of caring for a loved one. A 2006 study by the MetLife Mature Market Institute(link is external) found that caregiving costs American employers between $17 billion and $34

Building Dementia-Friendly Organizations

A dementia friendly organization is one whose staff has been trained in how best to serve its customers who have dementia and one that has looked at its environment and made the changes needed to help improve the experience for individuals who struggle with memory challenges. One an organization has been designated dementia-friendly, they will receive